Clinical and Professional Skills Centre

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Bloomsbury: 020 7679 6915

Whittington: 020 7288 3673

Royal Free: 020 7472 6861

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We are in the process of formalising OSCE support for the PLAB and UKFPO examinations.

In the meantime, we can offer support and practical skills training to help candidates prepare for their examinations. Please contact us for more information.

Topics include

  • Suturing

  • Infection control – online course
  • Basic airway management
  • Male and female bladder catheterisiation
  • Subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous drug administration
  • Setting up an intravenous infusion
  • Performing and interpreting a 12 lead ECG.
  • Basic Life Support

  • Arterial Blood Gas Sampling and interpretation
  • Blood culture sampling
  • Nasogastric tube insertion
  • Scrubbing, gloving and gowning
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Urinalysis
  • Peak flow measurement
  • Use of inhalers /nebs

    scrubbing and gowning
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Ophthalmoscopy
  • Cervical smear tests
  • CTG interpretation
  • Communication skills training to include; breaking bad news, dealing with an angry patient, explaining treatment or a procedure to a patient.
  • Full system examination to include; cardiovascular, respiratory, abdominal, neurological and musculoskeletal examination.